> I recently purchased a ft-817. Can anyone tell me
> of qrp nets?
I don't know if these are still active, but the North
Georgia QRP club (Atlanta area) had a net:http://www.nogaqrp.org/
NoGaQRP Activity Fun Nights
Club members meet for chatting, testing rigs, and
Tuesday night we have the cw qrp net. Between 9:00
and 9:30 PM Eastern on or about 3577 KC. Join us
and try out that rig. If you don't have a QRP
rig, call us with your KW or what-have-you. But
try to turn off all the power you can and HV FN.!!
(Sometimes the NCS doesn't even make it but
check anyway). This is a slow speed net. Whom
ever is NCS will normally slow down to the
slowest check in speed.
and in North Carolina, the KnightLites had a
Attention: The KnightLites are now meeting on 3575
Our Knights formed an early alliance to converg on
3575 kHz Sunday evenings around 9:00 pm (Eastern
local time), and the Roundtable theme casts a
mideaval ambiance in the global spirit of kindred
fellowship and comaradaree.
Alot of the guys with FT-817's are active in the
HFPACK group, particularly if they're primarily
A similar, but more CW-centric group (which I'm
more active in), is the Adventure Radio Society:http://arsqrp.pbwiki.com/
Hope this helps